Kitchen Helper

3 weeks ago(12/29/2017 11:05 AM)
Job ID
Beren- Lexington & 33rd St
Employee Classification
1199 Union
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.  


We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.


The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.


  • Washes dishes and/or pots
  • Assist cooks (meat/dairy) as directed
  • Maintains high level of sanitation in immediate area
  • Sweeps and mops kitchen floors
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Experience and Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma plus 1-2 years of related experience is required
  • NYS license food handler preferred. Knowledge of Kosher dietary laws also preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good organization skills. Must be able to handle food according to established sanitary guidelines
  • Speaks to clients and colleagues in a respectful and thoughtful manner
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Provides excellent customer service


The schedule for this position is Monday- Wednesday: 12:45 pm- 8:30 pm; Thursday: 11:30 am- 7:30 pm; Friday: 7:00 am- 2:15 pm with Saturday and Sunday off.   


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